Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Indian Navy transports COVID-19 samples for testing from Goa to Pune

New Delhi: Indian Navy has transported samples of suspect cases for COVID-19 testing from Goa to Pune, the force said on Wednesday.

A Dornier aircraft of the Indian Navy carrying 38 samples for COVID-19 testing took off from INS Hansa to Pune on March 31. The samples were carried by an official from the Goa state Health Department.

The air transportation was arranged following a request by the Secretary (Health) to the Flag Officer Commanding of Goa Area.

Earlier on March 25, an Indian Navy aircraft transported a Goa state medical team to Pune to undergo training to set up COVID- 19 testing facility.

"A Dornier aircraft of Indian Navy, with a team of four doctors from Goa state Health Department took off from INS Hansa to Pune on March 25," Indian Navy had stated.
01/04/20 IANS/daijiworld
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